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is an eagle. in one talon the eagle is holding an olive branch. the eagle is looking at the olive branch to show that the united states will always seek peace. the other talon, the eagle is holding arrows to show that the united states understands if you will be effective and successful in seeking peace, you must be strong. let me expand. because it only only peace but a better kind. the elimination of poverty, better lives all over the world for ourselves and other people. the arrows don't just stand for military strength but capability, they stand for the idea that the underwill try to recruit the best and most capable to apply themselves to those grand objectives. as i studied the life of christopher stevens, he embodied that and sought the grand objectives that our dwok si stands for. we gather to mourn his loss and demonstrate to his family how much we understand their grief. we also gather to celebrate the immense accomplishments this man has made for us. i picked out of my closet a tie. says on it democracy is not a spectator sport. christopher stevens was a participant. a full, s
united states capitol christmas tree. he is an eagle scout and shares my great love for the out of doors. i met your mother and father earlier today and what an honor for you to be part of this. as i make way for the speaker, i had a great 10 years in the house. some days, i miss the house, mr. speaker. i want to again thank you for being here and i hope you get a chance to see the beautiful ornaments up close. over 5,000 of them and hand made by the children of colorado and adults from corner of colorado to the other. so think of it as a way of wishing you a happy holiday season from colorado. as we close out 2012. thank you again for including me. we are proud to have the tree here from the great state of colorado. and i'll turn it back over to [applause] >> thank you so much, senator udall. and now it's my pleasure to introduce, ms. lindsay lawler. she is the winner of the u.s. forest service song writing contest to create the official song for the capitol christmas tree and will be singing her original composition "standing tall." lindsay. [applause] >> thank you. this is a privilege
'm late, my publisher, editor at eagle told me it would be polite for me to say something. so i just want to for startup i think it's all human events fault that i was late. that's the most important thing. it's not my fault. and thank you so much for all come tonight. sensuality anything about this in any of the mainstream media, except the view, love those gals. i really, really do love them because everything they were saying is everything released by the near times. but "the new york times" is too chicken to argue with me about it. and without sounding like this paranoid, i've never had a book as ignored by the mainstream media as this book. my first book i did a series of morning interviews. this one, they won't even attack me when i'm out, not there, which is what they usually do. know, this one they do not want you to read because it is, it's an emergency book. i wanted it to come out before the election. it's a brief history of racial demagoguery, from the left, and to point out that it's never produced whitefield is only produced disaster, heartbreak, crime, death. it has been a
where eagles their. he picked up two m g 42 machine pistols and with both hands fired into the oncoming germans and stopped the entire attack and that is not an anecdote that was given to me in an oral history, that was in the official after action report and confirmed by six seven other rangers who were right next to him. that is the kind of courage these men had. things got so dicey, they considered evacuate in the hills. they were ordered to hold back all costs, even though reinforcements were not coming. that is exactly what they did. the men who held hill 400 against all odds, against every one of these german assaults and some household the hill, remarkably on the eighth of december they left the hill and remained in allied hands, there was intelligence reported back about german troop movements or leap ten or 12 miles away. but none of that information ever got to the right place. the dots were never connected and on december 16th the battle of the bulge took place, to the surprise of all allies. from there, dog company, 60. was reduced to about 20 men. there was hardly anyone le
. it's a natural river. this very, very few levies on. web bald eagles along this river. is incredible. it's not exactly fully clean yet but we are working on that. but it's a wonderful resource. either way, we get 90% of our drinking water comes out of this river. it's important here for every people, every person who lives in the washington area. >> you talk about the historical significance of the river. >> mount vernon is the house the george washington owned and expanded. and, of course, if you lived on the potomac river you've got to pick a site of the nation's capital which is washington, d.c. i think mount vernon is probably the most significant single building that's on the potomac as a historic site. >> in your research for this, i'm guessinyo
to go to restaurants with my friends. >> i read the -- "eye of the needle" and on the wings of eagles and i thought they were both superb. your comment about boy george and communism put something in my mind. have you come across any similar conversations between franco and hitler as to why franco did not declare war on the allies after having accepted so much aid from the not seize and if so could you put me in that direction? >> i have never come across such a conversation and i can't remember an account of the two men meeting although i suppose they must have. when did they meet? >> hitler i think visited franco in madrid in the 40s. >> i have no idea what might have been said but clearly it was a disappointment. i just think franco was smart. he had won. joining in the war he had nothing to gain and everything to lose. after all, if spain had joined the axis powers, it would have been defeated and would not have been a fascist country until a 70s. franco made a smart decision. the minute he did it would have been better if he made the opposite decision and maybe he was smart enoug
with four-megawatt eagle generator and last week in the case of 60 hudson and 111, eighth avenue another important internet hub, building owned entirely by google, in both of those cases the generators did pushover in the internet was running on diesel. there were a couple of data centers in lower manhattan that did not successfully switch over. maybe their generator was fine but one common example is the data net centric it was brought down with a lot of well-known web sites. the fuel pump was in the basement and the fuel pump is in the basement and the basement is flooded. you can attempt as they did to have a bucket brigade of diesel fuel up the stairs but that's a tough thing to do. >> host: how reliant is the global internet on the satellite today? >> guest: minimally. is essentially a technology of last resort for the internet. you use it if there is no possibility of direct physical connection and there are fewer and fewer places in the world or the country that do not now have redundant physical connections. remarkably, africa and the last two or three years have seen six new cab
, they sped through the night and passed sputnik and beat nick and the eagle in flight. st. nick and venic flew into star space and the whole universe smiled with a big, happy face. christmas was everywhere that they could see. and when they reached venus, santa laughed. the stars glistened and sparkled so bright. and lit up the heavens with christmas tree light. then in a twinkle, the great northern star, all the space nicks came from near and far. there must have been thousands that popped from the sky. st. nicholas was amazed and astonished to see so many creatures dressed exactly as he. the colors of these space nicks were grand to behold. some even flashed like sequins of gold. they had sacks of toys, all different and gay, and many kinds of games for the children to play. there were moon dolls and hobos from space. and a different kind of candy with an all-around taste. the space nicks worked quickly in venus' short night. and christmas shined wondrously before morning's bright light. venic looked out and wondered is this but a dream? with joy in his heart for this gift so dear, he t
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